Use of Virtual and Augmented Reality as Tools for Visualization of Information: A Systematic Review

  • Alexandre CardosoEmail author
  • Gabriel F. Cyrino
  • Jose C. Viana
  • Mauricio J. A. Junior
  • Pedro A. M. T. Almeida
  • Edgard A. Lamounier
  • Gerson F. M. Lima
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 903)


Visualization of Information aims to present methodologies to optimize the cognition of the agent that seeks to identify, segment and learn from information that can be presented in various forms. Based on that, this study aims to identify the availability of information through virtual environments with a focus on Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality as a support for Visualization of Information. Thus, a Systematic Literature Review (SLR) at IEEE Xplore, ScienceDirect and ACM Digital Library databases, from September 20, 2016 to November 18, 2016. Of the 174 studies surveyed, 22 met the inclusion criteria. As an analysis, this article briefly presents the contributions of each of the articles, and a discussion is made of the applicability and research opportunities that can still be made in this area.


Systematic review Information visualization Virtual reality Augmented reality 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexandre Cardoso
    • 1
    Email author
  • Gabriel F. Cyrino
    • 1
  • Jose C. Viana
    • 1
  • Mauricio J. A. Junior
    • 1
  • Pedro A. M. T. Almeida
    • 1
  • Edgard A. Lamounier
    • 1
  • Gerson F. M. Lima
    • 1
  1. 1.Federal University of UberlandiaUberlandiaBrazil

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